Today at The Clinton: Thursday, Sep 21

OIFF presents EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM 22A

 

The Oregon Independent Film Festival (OIFF) is bringing its collection of new independent films again this year from September 22nd through 24th, 2017 to Portland and other cities across Oregon.

With festival screenings and events in Portland at The Clinton Street Theater and at the Bijou and Metro cinemas in Eugene, with more surprise screening stops to be announced.

The Oregon Independent Film Festival features over 70 films from 11 countries, screened over two weeks in independent cinemas across the great state of Oregon, USA.

OIFF presents EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM 22A

Showtimes

Friday, Sep 22
5:00pm
EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM 22A

wakingthegreenWaking the Green Sound: a dance film for the trees
USA / PG

Dir: Wobbly Dance

Three mysterious beings concoct a botanical fugue among the trees, revealed through the peculiar landscapes of dancers/co-directors Yulia Arakelyan, Erik Ferguson and Grant Miller. Journey into the fantastical, dream-like and vibrant scenes of "Waking the Green Sound: a dance film for the trees," directed by Wobbly Dance, in collaboration with cinematographer Ian Lucero and musicians Sweetmeat.

 


shellsShells
Greece / PG

Dir: Vasilios Papaioannu

In this Award Winning experimental film from Oregon Independent Film Festival alumni Vasilios Papaioannu, we follow the story of a man, in the midst of a personal crisis, who seeks solace in an icy forest where an abandoned horse leads him into a road of multiform waves of color.

 


primeperfectprime perfect
USA / G

Dir: Tom Bessoir

See and hear prime and perfect numbers in a mathematical flicker film dedicated to Tony Conrad (1940-2016)

The vast majority of the frames in this film are black. You will be sitting in the dark experiencing number patterns. The prime number frames (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, … 8,123) are white and the perfect number frames (6, 28, 496, and 8128) are red.

TO BE PLAYED LOUD!


unscathedUnscathed
USA / PG

Dir: Joseph Pfister

Music: Sophia Pfister

Unscathed is a very personal music video documenting and lamenting the aimlessness and beauty of the Pfister siblings as they venture into adulthood. The first major collaboration between Joseph and Sophia Pfister, made permanent by a song, a video and a tattoo, created over four years.


thunderheadThunder Head Clearing
USA / PG

Dir: John Teton

"Thunder Head Clearing" blends realistic fine arts drawings and fantastical 3D animation in a tale about a gathering of strangers drawn to a mysterious clearing in the woods, where a towering creation of light and power sweeps them up in an extraordinary series of events in an attempt to overcome a haunting global plague. Created by an international team of artists, the film was produced as a contribution to the campaign for the global International Food Security Treaty.


 

Special Admission

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